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35th Main Box: Darkness Gimmick

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Rating (Versatility)
B-
Strengthened decks
  • Gimmick Puppet
  • Inzektor
  • Neos
  • Photon/Galaxy-Eyes
  • Vampire
    Status
    30 June 2021

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    Gimmick Puppet Deck

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    Featured Cards

    Number 15: Gimmick Puppet Giant Grinder [UR]

    Number 15: Gimmick Puppet Giant Grinder
    Number 15: Gimmick Puppet Giant Grinder
    DARK Machine ★8
    ATK 1500 / DEF 2500
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    2 Level 8 monsters
    Up to twice per turn, during your Main Phase 1: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then target 1 Special Summoned monster your opponent controls; destroy it, then if it was an Xyz Monster, inflict damage to your opponent equal half to its original ATK.

    Number 9: Dyson Sphere [UR]

    Number 9: Dyson Sphere
    Number 9: Dyson Sphere
    LIGHT Machine ★9
    ATK 2800 / DEF 3000
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    2 Level 9 monsters
    Once per Battle Step, during your opponent's turn, if this card with Xyz Material is attacked: Negate the attack (this is a Quick Effect). When this card is targeted for an attack while it has no Xyz Materials: You can target 2 monsters in your Graveyard; attach those targets to this card as Xyz Materials. During your Main Phase 1: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card; this card can attack your opponent directly this turn. Your opponent must control a monster with higher ATK than this card for you to activate and to resolve this effect.

    Starliege Paladynamo [UR]

    Starliege Paladynamo
    Starliege Paladynamo
    LIGHT Warrior ★4
    ATK 2000 / DEF 1000
    Selection Box Vol.04 [UR]
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    2 Level 4 LIGHT monsters
    Once per turn: You can detach 2 Xyz Materials from this card to target 1 face-up monster your opponent controls; its ATK becomes 0, and if it does, its effects are negated. When this card you control is destroyed by your opponent's card (either by battle or by card effect) and sent to your Graveyard: Draw 1 card.

    Elemental HERO Grand Neos [UR]

    Elemental HERO Grand Neos
    Elemental HERO Grand Neos
    EARTH Warrior ★7
    ATK 2500 / DEF 2000
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    "Elemental HERO Neos" + "Neo-Spacian Grand Mole"
    Must first be Special Summoned (from your Extra Deck) by shuffling the above cards you control into the Deck. (You do not use "Polymerization".) Once per turn: You can target 1 monster your opponent controls; return that target to the hand. During the End Phase: Shuffle this card into the Extra Deck.

    Gimmick Puppet Terror Baby [UR]

    Gimmick Puppet Terror Baby
    Gimmick Puppet Terror Baby
    DARK Machine ★4
    ATK 500 / DEF 0
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    When this card is Normal Summoned: You can target 1 "Gimmick Puppet" monster in your GY, except "Gimmick Puppet Terror Baby"; Special Summon it in Defense Position. You can banish this card from your GY; your opponent cannot activate cards or effects in response to the activation of your "Gimmick Puppet" monster effects this turn.

    Inzektor Dragonfly [UR]

    Inzektor Dragonfly
    Inzektor Dragonfly
    DARK Insect ★3
    ATK 1000 / DEF 1800
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    Once per turn: You can equip 1 "Inzektor" monster from your hand or Graveyard to this card. If an Equip Card(s) is sent to your Graveyard while equipped to this card (except during the Damage Step): You can Special Summon 1 "Inzektor" monster from your Deck, except "Inzektor Dragonfly". While this card is equipped to a monster, that monster's Level is increased by 3.

    Vampire Duke [UR]

    Vampire Duke
    Vampire Duke
    DARK Zombie ★5
    ATK 2000 / DEF 0
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    When this card is Normal Summoned: You can target 1 DARK "Vampire" monster in your Graveyard; Special Summon that target in face-up Defense Position. When this card is Special Summoned: You can declare 1 card type (Monster, Spell, or Trap); your opponent sends 1 card of that type from their Deck to the Graveyard. You can only use this effect of "Vampire Duke" once per turn. This card cannot be used as an Xyz Material for an Xyz Summon, except for the Xyz Summon of a DARK monster.

    Smashing Ground [UR]

    Smashing Ground
    Smashing Ground
    Normal Spell
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    Destroy the 1 face-up monster your opponent controls that has the highest DEF (your choice, if tied).

    Jelly Cannon [UR]

    Jelly Cannon
    Jelly Cannon
    Normal Trap
    Darkness Gimmick [UR]
    When a monster declares an attack: Target 1 monster on the field; shuffle it into the Deck.

    Gimmick Puppet Gigantes Doll [SR]

    Gimmick Puppet Gigantes Doll
    Gimmick Puppet Gigantes Doll
    DARK Machine ★4
    ATK 0 / DEF 2000
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    2 Level 4 "Gimmick Puppet" monsters
    You can detach 2 materials from this card, then target up to 2 monsters your opponent controls; gain control of them until the End Phase, also for the rest of this turn you cannot Special Summon monsters, except "Gimmick Puppet" monsters, nor declare an attack, except with Xyz Monsters. You can Tribute this card; all monsters you currently control become Level 8 until the end of this turn. You can only use each effect of "Gimmick Puppet Gigantes Doll" once per turn.

    Gimmick Puppet Dreary Doll [SR]

    Gimmick Puppet Dreary Doll
    Gimmick Puppet Dreary Doll
    DARK Machine ★8
    ATK 0 / DEF 0
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    If this card is in your Graveyard: You can banish 1 other "Gimmick Puppet" monster from your Graveyard; Special Summon this card from your Graveyard. You can only use this effect of "Gimmick Puppet Dreary Doll" once per turn. This card cannot be used as an Xyz Material for an Xyz Summon, except for the Xyz Summon of a "Gimmick Puppet" monster.

    Gimmick Puppet Bisque Doll [SR]

    Gimmick Puppet Bisque Doll
    Gimmick Puppet Bisque Doll
    DARK Machine ★8
    ATK 1000 / DEF 1000
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    You can Special Summon this card (from your hand) by discarding 1 "Gimmick Puppet" monster. You can banish this card from your GY; your opponent cannot target "Gimmick Puppet" monsters you control with card effects this turn.

    Number 22: Zombiestein [SR]

    Number 22: Zombiestein
    Number 22: Zombiestein
    DARK Zombie ★8
    ATK 4500 / DEF 1000
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    2 Level 8 DARK monsters
    Must be Xyz Summoned and cannot be Special Summoned by other ways. Once per turn, during either player's turn: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card and send 1 card from your hand to the Graveyard to target 1 face-up card your opponent controls; change this card to Defense Position, and if you do, negate that face-up card's effect until the End Phase.

    Number 46: Dragluon [SR]

    Number 46: Dragluon
    Number 46: Dragluon
    LIGHT Dragon ★8
    ATK 3000 / DEF 3000
    Selection Box Vol.04 [SR]
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    2 Level 8 Dragon-Type monstersOnce per turn, if you control no other monsters: You can detach 1 Xyz Material from this card, then activate 1 of these effects.
    ● Special Summon 1 Dragon-Type monster from your hand.
    ● Target 1 Dragon-Type monster your opponent controls; take control of that target.
    ● Dragon-Type monsters your opponent controls cannot activate their effects until the end of your opponent's turn.

    Neo-Spacian Grand Mole [SR]

    Neo-Spacian Grand Mole
    Neo-Spacian Grand Mole
    EARTH Rock ★3
    ATK 900 / DEF 300
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    At the start of the Damage Step, if this card battles an opponent's monster: You can return the opponent's monster and this card to the hand.

    Magical Hound [SR]

    Magical Hound
    Magical Hound
    EARTH Machine ★1
    ATK 500 / DEF 800
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    If this card is in your hand or GY: You can target 1 face-up Spell/Trap your opponent controls; return it to the hand, and if you do, Special Summon this card. You can only use this effect of "Magical Hound" once per Duel.

    Solar Wind Jammer [SR]

    Solar Wind Jammer
    Solar Wind Jammer
    LIGHT Machine ★5
    ATK 800 / DEF 2400
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    If you control no monsters, you can Special Summon this card (from your hand), but its original ATK and DEF become halved. During each of your Standby Phases: Increase the Level of this card by 1. There can only be 1 "Solar Wind Jammer" on the field.

    Photon Orbital [SR]

    Photon Orbital
    Photon Orbital
    LIGHT Machine ★4
    ATK 500 / DEF 2000
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    During your Main Phase: You can target 1 "Photon" or "Galaxy" monster you control; equip this monster from your hand or field to that target. It gains 500 ATK, also it cannot be destroyed by battle. You can send this Equip Card to the GY; add 1 "Photon" or "Galaxy" monster from your Deck to your hand, except "Photon Orbital". You can only use this effect of "Photon Orbital" once per turn.

    Vampire Awakening [SR]

    Vampire Awakening
    Vampire Awakening
    Normal Trap
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    Special Summon 1 "Vampire" monster from your Deck, but destroy it during the End Phase of this turn. You can only activate 1 "Vampire Awakening" per turn.

    Xyz Tribalrivals [SR]

    Xyz Tribalrivals
    Xyz Tribalrivals
    Continuous Trap
    Selection Box Vol.04 [SR]
    Darkness Gimmick [SR]
    Face-up Xyz Monsters on the field with 2 or more Xyz Materials cannot be destroyed by card effects. After damage calculation, if an Xyz Monster you control battles an opponent's monster: Destroy that opponent's monster. That Xyz Monster must have 2 or more Xyz Materials attached to activate and to resolve this effect.

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    Comments

    Hot New Top
    Not KoG
    Grand Mole, it sees a lot of potential in TCG, but in Duel Links, it is a bait.

    Dragluon is still good as BE is Tier 2.
    I would rather have Gimmick Puppet due to their imbalanced skill.
    << Anonymous(Not KoG)
    Anonymous Reply
    This time, you're right.

    I don't think I've seen anyone running Grand Mole.

    Funny considering I recall back then people says the card's too OP for DL.
    << Anonymous
    MangakaJ96 Reply
    The card wastes a normal summon for starters.
    Anonymous
    Almost 30 days and no new box
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    dlm discord, premium channel
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    dlm discord, premium channel
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    If it's not from Elfoman (who probably gets caught by Konami after that Hyper Galaxy thing), it's debatable whether it's true or not
    << Anonymous
    Not KoG Reply
    Konami is getting greedy, so it is the time to release Selection "Mini BOX".

    WARNING: THERE ARE NO NEW CARDS FOR META.
    Anonymous
    How much this game suck?
    1) loads
    2) loads
    2) pay $$$ win big
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    Maybe it wouldn’t suck so much for you if you knew how to count.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    Delete the game then, no one will miss you.
    << Anonymous
    Not KoG Reply
    When I deleted it, I saved 5 GB of Data.
    I see now the frustration of downloading it in a phone.
    AnonNYC
    So basically, the good cards are:
    - Starliege
    - Smashing Ground
    - Grand Mole
    - Dragluon
    - Blaze Fenix (for burn decks)
    << Anonymous(AnonNYC)
    Not KoG Reply
    Based from the tournament, none of the URs are popular. Inzektor Exa-beatle transforming to Rhinocebus is the most popular, causing Onomatopoeia decks to die.
    << Anonymous(Not KoG)
    Anonymous Reply
    "causing Onomatopoeia decks to die" loool like hel l onomats are dead dude
    << Anonymous
    MangakaJ96 Reply
    If Konami wanted Onomats dead, it would be a lot more harsher to the limits. It's just an Emergency ban to keep it from reaching tier 0.
    << Anonymous(Not KoG)
    @not KoG Reply
    and that's why you're not KoG

    Onomats are actually the ones abusing Exa -> Rhinosebus lol
    Anonymous
    Yet another flop
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    wdym? gimmick puppets are obliterating silver rank
    Not KoG
    Its Onomatopoea playing Inzektor Exa-Beatle.
    The title of the deck is wrong.
    Anonymous
    Trash
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    like u
    Makia
    no one should be interested in make a Gimmick Puppet Deck, the really interesing in this card box is the comeback from Vampire and Neos Fusion Deck to meta, all the rest is not important.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    I bet he/she thinks neo spacian mole is a good card
    Yet another victim of the tcg bait
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    huh? mole is a great card and will be as meta as sphere kuriboh
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    ^Still waiting to see mole being played in legend
    << Anonymous(Makia)
    Anonymous Reply
    Like many other archetypes from a character, GP needs most of their cards first before it can become a real functional deck.
    Anonymous
    Ok how do gimmick puppets start the combo? I see most of the monsters need to have 1 puppet in the gy to then do something
    How do we set up that first gimmick puppet in the gy?
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    You can use foolish burial.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    Just use his skill to also summon a free des troy.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    There is a card called puppet condolence or something like that that lets you send 3 puppets to get, it's not in the game.

    The only consistent way is using the skill relinquished puppet.
    I don't like quattro voicelines nor his design so I'll have to pass on building gimmick puppets I don't see how the deck can work without the skill
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    Condolence Puppet needs the opponent to control Extra Deck monsters to send more than 1, though
    Anonymous
    Why no soul drain dragon?
    Anonymous
    Hey Komoney, now you need to learn from your own mistake after a decrease in new card sales. There is no meta material here and now people don't have to buy new deck after your decision to ban only 1 single Trunade. Poor company hired noobs to decide the banlist. In the end company revenue got badly affected.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    the thing is:
    -there is more than 5000 cards in duel links. TCG has 9000 cards. 1000 cards are normal monsters, pendilum and link cards r 1000 Cards.
    -so they can't do better than this. so, duel link soon or later will catch TCG and there is nothing to add to this game.

    ***thx for playing duel links ***
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    Yeah, at this rate they will run out of cards at 50th main box.
    TCG release around 100 cards every 3 months.
    DL release 100 per month on average. (box, event, roaming, new character level up reward)

    Now they really have to keep thinking on how to make more money when they run out of new cards to sell.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    they can also sell cosmetics, for example character costumes.
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    I want characters costumes for sell
    Anonymous
    I can't help but look at this box as filler and bait before the new world is released
    << Anonymous
    Anonymous Reply
    That's exactly what it is

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